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Steps of Glory - Works by Various Composers / Band of the Coldstream Guards, Robert George Evans

Album Summary

>Fenstad, E.A. : Stein Song (Maine Stein Song)
>Offenbach, Jacques : Tales of Hoffman
>Drigo, Riccardo : Arlekinada (Harlequin's Millions)
>Sullivan, Arthur : Yeomen of the Guard
>Reeves, Ernest : Hobomoko, intermezzo for salon orchestra
>Planquette, Robert : Les Cloche de Corneville
>Winter, Aubrey : Steps of Glory, medley for band
>Brown, Nacio Herb : Doll Dance, for orchestra
>Bratton, John W. : Teddy Bears' Picnic, for orchestra
>Curzon, Frederic : Bravada, a paso doble for orchestra
>Friml, Rudolf : Rose Marie
>Windram, James Causley : Our Homeland, medley for band
>Delibes, Léo : La Source
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Athalie, Op. 74
Performer Conductors Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This album is the first from the British Military Music Archive to feature historical recordings of the Band of the Coldstream Guards. The band is one of the oldest military bands in the world. The program of this recording is of a typical bandstand style. It includes popular tunes of the time, classical repertoire transcriptions, selections from musicals and operas, novelty pieces, and marches. Especially notable is Our Homeland, which offers a tour of British patriotic music. It includes the tunes Heart of Oak, John Peel, A Hundred Pipers, Garry Owen, The Londonderry Air, and Loudly Proclaim.



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>Fenstad, E.A. : Stein Song (Maine Stein Song)
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: Captain Evans
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Offenbach, Jacques : Tales of Hoffman :: Excerpts
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: Captain Evans
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 7 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Drigo, Riccardo : Arlekinada (Harlequin's Millions) :: Valse des Allouettes
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: Captain Evans
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet

>Sullivan, Arthur : Yeomen of the Guard :: Excerpts
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: John MacKenzie-Rogan
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 8 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1888

>Reeves, Ernest : Hobomoko, intermezzo for salon orchestra
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: Captain Evans
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1929

>Planquette, Robert : Les Cloche de Corneville :: Excerpts
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: Captain Evans
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 8 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1877

>Winter, Aubrey : Steps of Glory, medley for band
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: James Windram
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 6 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1940

>Brown, Nacio Herb : Doll Dance, for orchestra
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: James Windram
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Bratton, John W. : Teddy Bears' Picnic, for orchestra
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: Captain Evans
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1907

>Curzon, Frederic : Bravada, a paso doble for orchestra
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: James Windram
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Friml, Rudolf : Rose Marie
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: James Windram
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1924

>Windram, James Causley : Our Homeland, medley for band
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: James Windram
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Delibes, Léo : La Source :: Dans des Echarps, Scene d'amour, Variations, Danse Circassienne
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: Captain Evans
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 6 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1866

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Athalie, Op. 74 :: War March of the Priests
  • Performer: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Conductor: Captain Evans
  • Ensemble: Band of Coldstream Guards
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 11/12/1845